Man fires gun at armed robber in unincorporated Boynton Beach

A man fired at an armed robber in unincorporated Boynton Beach today.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, the victim was getting his scuba tank refilled in the 5000 block of Sandcastle Boulevard when an unknown armed black male, riding a bicycle, approached him.

The suspect robbed the victim of his personal property.

The victim, who was also armed and possesses a concealed weapons permit, felt threatened by the suspect and fired one shot.

Police do not believe the suspect was struck by gunfire and are searching for the suspect in the area of Sandcastle Boulevard and Hypoluxo Boulevard.